The dog breeds most likely to get along well with cats


Basset Hound

Basset Hounds: loyal, patient, tolerant of humans and animals. Their relaxed nature fosters cat compatibility over chasing.


Pugs are known for their remarkable affection towards both humans and felines. They display boundless love to practically anyone they encounter, making them delightful companions.


Bulldogs: may seem grumpy but are big softies. Renowned for friendly temperament, easily befriend all animals, cats included.

Labrador Retriever

Labrador Retrievers: enthusiastic, outgoing, and among the friendliest breeds. They may chase unfamiliar cats, but they befriend household felines.


Adult Papillons are cat-sized, fostering a natural affinity with felines. Playful and adaptable, they enjoy companionship from dogs, humans, cats, or tennis balls.


Collies, originally bred for herding, have a natural affinity for other animals. Their love for children extends to cats too, making them affectionate companions for various creatures.

Golden Retriever

Golden Retrievers share similarities with Labrador Retrievers, including being great feline companions. They exhibit a friendly nature, making them equally excellent and affectionate friends for cats.


Beagles, bred to hunt in packs, naturally embrace being part of an animal gang. Cats are seen as pack members, as much as other dogs traditionally were.

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel

Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, a cat-sized breed, makes great friends with cats. Fearless and non-aggressive, they won't be intimidated by their feline companions.

Bichon Frise

Bichon Frises: joyful, energetic, and friendly towards everyone. Cats may find their puppy-like enthusiasm overwhelming at times, seeking solitude.